Eran Briman serves as Vice President
of Marketing for CEVA. Previously, Mr. Briman served as Senior Director of Marketing, specializing in wireless communications and multimedia applications. Prior to that, he was the Chief Architect for CEVA, with overall responsibility for the research and development of next generation DSP Cores. Before joining CEVA, he was with the DSP Group since 1995, holding different engineering and R&D management positions. Mr. Briman holds a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from the Kellogg Business School in Northwestern University and holds several patents on DSP Technology.
VP China Sales, CEVA
Gracia Wan Joined CEVA in Jan 2010 as China Country Manager leading CEVA sales and support team in China. Gracia has over 10 years experience in semiconductor industry and focus on SIP licensing business in recent 7 years. Prior to joining CEVA, she was China Country Manager at CommTone Solution Co., Ltd. representing multiple famous IP companies in China include InterDigital, Discretix, Comsys etc. Gracia holds an engineering degree from the Harbin Engineering University.
Country Manager- Taiwan
Barbara Yu, Joined CEVA in Jan 2011 as Taiwan Country Manager leading CEVA Taiwan support team. Barbara has over 12 years experiences in semiconductor industry and focus on SIP licensing business in recent 4 years. Prior to joining CEVA, she was Taiwan Country Manager in Tensilica (IP company) and Sr. Sales Manager in Magma Inc (EDA company) etc. Barbara holds a MBA degree from National Chiao-Tung University.
Senior FAE, CEVA
Grace Guo is a Software FAE in CEVA china team. She is working with china customer for solve technical issue and multimedia solution design. Before joining CEVA, she worked for Changhong as DSP engineer on CEVA platform for 6 years on multi format video decoder. Miss. Guo holds a master degree in EE from Beijing institute of technology in Beijing, China.
Director of Strategic Marketing, CEVA
Moshe Sheier serves as CEVA's Director of Strategic Marketing, overseeing DSP cores, application SW, and ecosystem management for Audio, Voice, sensing and IoT applications. He has twenty years of experience in the semiconductor IP and chip industry in both development and managerial roles. Prior to this position, Mr. Sheier has managed Xilinx Inc. partner program in EMEA, and before that he held several positions at CEVA as Director of Support and the VLSI Department Manager for CEVA's DSP business unit as well as for DSP Group. He holds several patents in the area of DSP architectures, a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University, and an M.B.A from the Open University of Israel.
Sales and Marketing Manager, Connectivity BU, CEVA (RivieraWaves)
Franz has more than 15 years of experience in the semiconductor IP area, specifically in the connectivity markets. He co-founded RivieraWaves in 2010 and lead the sales and marketing activities. In 4 years, he grew the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi IP business from zero to $4M. Before joining RivieraWaves, Franz has been the Product Marketing Manager at Wipro-NewLogic during 4 years, in charge of the Bluetooth IP portfolio. From 1999 to 2005, Franz held several positions of project leader, customer support manager, team leader and hardware design engineer at VLSI Technology, Philips Semiconductor, NewLogic and PLDA.
Business Development Director, Wireless and Wireline Communications, CEVA
Emmanuel Gresset serves as Business Development Director for CEVA Wireless BU. For the last 30 years, Mr. Gresset has been with systems and semiconductor companies working in the fields of signal processing, wireless modems as well as processor and system-on-a-chip architecture. Prior to joining CEVA, he was VP SDR at Octasic where he started the Wireless BU from scratch and grew it to $5M. Before that he was the Director of Strategic Development of the Wireless Infrastructure Division of STMicroelectronics, in charge of baseband system and software developments. Prior to ST, he held multiple engineering and R&D management positions at Philips, VLSI Technology, Spectral Innovations and Thomson. He received his M.Eng from the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité in Paris.
Analyst and Project Manager, DigiTimes
Tom Lo specializes in research on digital home industry, focusing on Smart Home, LCD TV supply chain, Smart TV platform, and Over the Top market. Tom has seven years of research experience in DIGITIMES. Before joining the company, Tom was analyst of LCD downstream industry in WitsView. Tom graduated from International Trade Institute and received his bachelor degree of BA from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.
Senior Analyst, Essence Securities
Jie Shao is a Senior Analyst of the Research Center of Essence Securities Co., Ltd. Four years’ experience of Electronics Industry analysis, focusing on value chain of smart phone industry, semiconductor industry and virtual reality study.
Senior Analyst of HQ Research, Shenzhen Semiconductor Industry Association
Steven Pan, senior Analyst of HQ Research, is responsible for conducting research on the wireless market and well-known for Shanzhai (white box) handsets industry research. He has more than six years experience in wireless industry. Prior to joining the company, Pan worked as a marketing manager for a handsets IDH during 2008-2009 and served as journalist for an electronics technological magazine from during 2003-2007.
Chief Marketing Officer, Rockchip
Feng Chen joined Rockchip in 2008 and has been serving as Chief Marketing Officer since then. Rockchip is an innovative and pragmatic integrated circuit design company, providing professional chip solutions for intelligent cellphone, tablet computer, phablet, TV box, on-board navigation, IoT and multi-media audio, endowed the blue ribbon of China Chip for eight in row. Prior to joining Rockchip, Mr. Chen held Senior Director positions at SMIC. Mr. Chen holds BS degrees in Applied Physics from Tsinghua University and MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.
Dr. Tianshen Tang
Senior VP of Design Service, SMIC
Dr. Tianshen Tang, Senior Vice President of Design Service at SMIC, has outstanding experience in IC design, management, teaching and research from his professional career over twenty years. Dr. Tianshen Tang is Vice CTO of Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holding Co. LTD and a Director of Board of BriteSemi. He was Vice President of Design Service at Shanghai Hua Hong NEC Electronic Company, Chief Technology Officer at Penstar Technology Company, Inc., Senior Design Manager at Intel Corporation, tenured Associate Professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, USA, and Visiting Professor of Nankai University. Mr. Tian-Shen Tang received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees both in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA and Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Nankai University, Tianjing, China.
Dr. Zhenyu Zhou
Chief Executive Officer, Actions Semiconductor
Dr. Zhenyu Zhou is CEO of Actions Semiconductor from 2012. He founded Mavrix Technology in 2005, which was acquired by Actions in 2010. He also served as Senior VP at ESS from 2000 to 2005 after ESS acquired NetRidium Communications founded by Dr. Zhou. Before that he held multiple positions at Conexant/Rockwell.
Dr. Zhou held a Master and a PhD degree from the Electrical Engineering Department，University of Southern California. He also held a Master and a Bachelor degree from Zhejiang University. He is an Expert of “Thousand Talents Plan” and awarded the 2014 Annual Entrepreneur of the IC Design Industry.
Mr. Suk Lee has over 25 years of experience in the Semiconductor, EDA, and IP industries and is currently Senior Director of Design Infrastructure Marketing Division at TSMC. He has held engineering, marketing, and senior management positions at LSI Logic, Texas Instruments, Cadence, and Magma Design Systems where he was GM and VP of the Custom Design Business Unit. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from MIT and Master of Science from the University of Toronto. At TSMC Mr. Lee is responsible for the EDA, IP, and Design Services Alliances which are components of the Open Innovation Platform.
Director of Smart Device Innovation Center Tencent
Neo Li serves as Director of Smart Device Innovation Center at Tencent
SEA Director for Sales and Marketing at DSP Group
Yosi Brosh serves as SEA Director for Sales and Marketing at DSP Group
Director for Business Development, Catena
Mats Carlsson received his M.Sc. of Electrical Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden in 1989. He has worked at Ericsson with development of Wireless systems and Transceivers for Cellular applications. Currently he is with the Catena group, where he is working with Business development with a primary focus on RF IP for WiFi and BT applications. He has many years of experience from various developments of RF and Analog IC products.
Founder and CEO, Galileo Satellite Navigation
Prior to founding GSN, Eli lead Israel’s technology aspects within Europe’s Galileo constellation program. Eli is an experienced GPS expert as of 1985 while heading Tadiran Telecommunication GPS activities. Eli managed two Israeli/European consortia - iGalileo and GREATS and he managed several R&D activities from concept through the design to building the production line. Eli serve as programs evaluator at the Office of the Chief Scientist [OCS] in the Ministry of Economy and as a delegate of Israel at the EU fourth framework program
Marketing Director SSG , ARM
Jim Wallace, Marketing Director SSG , ARM: Jim has 29 years of managing consumer marketing and business development, engineering and business units across a number of hi-tech semiconductor companies, including GEC Plessey Semiconductors, Mitel, Philips, Zarlink and CSR. Jim joined ARM in 2006 and is currently leading the subsystems marketing team within the Systems and Software Group. He began his career as an analog design engineer in Eindhoven after earning a BEng from the University of Limerick and today he has a unique ability to bridge the business, technology and end consumer domain.
CEO of AM3D Japan
Mr. Miura is a CEO of AM3D Japan since the establishment of the company. He is in charge of Japan, Taiwan and China regions. His career started with NS Solutions and engaged in sales and marketing. Since 2002, he served as Sales Director of Gemplus Japan (current Gemalto). He served to AM3D business since 2008 and established the Japan branch in 2010.
Business Development Manager, NXP Software
Vlatko Milosevski is Business Development Manager of NXP Software, a company that today provides SW solutions for more than 3 billion mobile devices. Mr. Milosevski is responsible for building a partnership network and cooperation with complementary companies in the domain of speech and audio processing for smart devices. He has twenty years of experience in the semiconductor and software industry, as developer, system architect and marketing & sales manager. Prior this position, Mr. Milosevski worked for Philips Applied Technologies Lab. Mr. Milosevski holds a B.Sc. diploma in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia and an Ms.Sci diploma in Computer & Information Sciences and Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.
Dr. Shun-Nan Liou
Ph.D. - General Manager of CyweeMotion Limited
Dr. Shun Nan Liou joined CyWee Group Limited in Aug 2007 as VP of Engineering. Dr. Liou has more than ten years’ experience in Motion Sensing Technology and focuses on Sensor Fusion in recent three years. Prior to joining CyWee, he served as R&D Manager of Microsystems Technology Center in Industrial Technology Research Institute(ITRI). Dr. Liou holds a PhD degree in Power Mechanical Engineering from National Tsing Hua University.
Director of Asia sales at Sensory Inc.
Simon Jeon, Director of Asia sales at Sensory Inc. has over 17-years sales career reflecting diverse experience in electronics industry. Covering development of new business for mobile, consumer, and automotive market product. Remain always on the cutting-edge technologies, driving new biz thru key accounts and establishing strategic partnership.
Director of Product Marketing
Liran Bar serves as CEVA's Director of Product Marketing, overseeing Imaging & Vision DSP core product line. Liran has more than fifteen years of experience in the imaging semiconductor industry. Prior to joining CEVA, Mr. Bar was Director of Product Marketing at Altair Semiconductor covering LTE wireless communications product line. Before that he served as a director of product marketing at different multidisciplinary companies specializing in DSP multimedia, CMOS image sensor and Image signal processing. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.
Worlwide Sales Director, NXP Software
Nicolas Sauvage joined NXP Software management team in March 2011 as Worldwide Sales Director, working closely with key customers including Samsung, LGE, HTC, Huawei, OPPO/vivo, ZTE, and key partners including CEVA building a strong collaboration that has proved to be highly appreciated with worldwide deployment in major OEMs. Alumni of INSEAD and London Business School with an MSc degree from King’s College of London and a “Diplome d’Ingenieur” from French Telecom school ISEN, member of the "Cycle des Grandes Ecoles".
President, Phi Algorithm Solutions
Steven Hanna, President and co-Founder of Phi Algorithm Solutions Inc., has nearly 20 years of experience in video IP development. At Phi Algorithm Solutions Inc., Mr. Hanna, developed the company’s Universal Object Detection Technology and Training Methodology that is capable of performing arbitrary object detection efficiently in embedded DSPs. Prior to Phi Algorithm Solutions Inc., Mr. Hanna served as Sr. Manager of Video IP Development at Broadcom where he successfully provided a number of leading edge technologies in the areas of 3D Display and image enhancement. Mr. Hanna also served as Director of Product Development at Fresco Microchip Inc. in Toronto, (now Spectra 7) and prior to that at Genesis Microchip Inc. (later purchased by ST).
VP Business Development, Inuitive
Gur Dror serves as Vice President of Business Development for Inuitive-tech. Previously, Mr. Dror served as Product Line Head for Applied Materials specializing on marketing inspection equipment to major Silicon foundries. Prior to that, he held executive positions for 3D companies and wireless communications companies. Mr. Dror started his carrier at TI as part of the Butterfly VLSI acquisition, where he held business positions in Korea and in Israel. Mr. Dror holds a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Tel-Aviv University.
Senior Algorithm Expert, ArcSoft
Mr. Shenger, Qian joined ArcSoft in 2008 and has been serving as Senior Algorithm Expert since then. With years of algorithm related working experience, Mr. Qian majorly focuses on embedded imaging and vision algorithm implementation and optimization and serves many oversea and domestic mobile phone customers with competitive and differentiated solutions. Prior to joining ArcSoft, Mr. Qian worked for Huawei in aspect of video surveillance related video codec research. Mr. Qian holds a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University.
Holmes Shen is currently working in Socionext Technology Pacific Asia Ltd., Taiwan Branch, as Marketing Senior Manager of Asia Pacific. He is responsible for marketing of System LSIs (Mpeg2/H.264 Codecs and Transcoders, Millbeaut processor) for the applications like automotive electronics, digital Audio/Video Systems, consumer electronics, Digital still camera, mobile phone, security camera, action cammera and etc.